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Idle No More: New Year's Eve 2012

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Participants in the Idle No More protest on December 31, 2012 closed the intersection at Portage Avenue and Main Street before moving on to Thunderbird House.

  • Idle No More protesters close down Winnipeg's major intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street Monday December 31, 2012.

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    Idle No More protesters close down Winnipeg's major intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street Monday December 31, 2012.

  • Idle No More protesters in front of The Bank of Montreal building at Portage Avenue and Main Street, December 31, 2012.

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    Idle No More protesters in front of The Bank of Montreal building at Portage Avenue and Main Street, December 31, 2012.

  • Idle No More protesters raise a flag in the air at Portage and Main.

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    Idle No More protesters raise a flag in the air at Portage and Main.

  • Idle No More protesters proceed to Thunderbird House.

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    Idle No More protesters proceed to Thunderbird House.

  • Idle No More protesters on Main Street.

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    Idle No More protesters on Main Street.

  • A participant approaches the crowd gathered at Portage and Main.

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    A participant approaches the crowd gathered at Portage and Main.

  • Idle No More protesters close down Winnipeg's major intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street.

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    Idle No More protesters close down Winnipeg's major intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street.

  • A participant in traditional dress takes part in Idle No More at  Portage Avenue and Main Street.

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    A participant in traditional dress takes part in Idle No More at Portage Avenue and Main Street.

  • A protester in traditional First Nations costume takes part in the Idle No More protest at Portage and Main.

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    A protester in traditional First Nations costume takes part in the Idle No More protest at Portage and Main.

  • Hundreds held signs and marched to protest government inaction in solving First Nations issues.

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    Hundreds held signs and marched to protest government inaction in solving First Nations issues.

  • Idle No More protest drew from a wide variety of First Nations and non-First Nations people.

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    Idle No More protest drew from a wide variety of First Nations and non-First Nations people.

  • A protester tries to get a message across to police stopping traffic at Portage and Main.

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    A protester tries to get a message across to police stopping traffic at Portage and Main.

  • Traditional drums beat at the intersection of Portage and Main.

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    Traditional drums beat at the intersection of Portage and Main.

  • Protesters distributed leaflets explaining their cause.

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    Protesters distributed leaflets explaining their cause.

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